NORTHERN CAMBRIA — CLARKE – James Robert, 94, Northern Cambria, passed away March 14, 2013, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage. J. Robert was born Nov. 21, 1918, in Barnesboro, son of James and Anna M. (Sleigh) Clarke. Preceded in death by parents; sisters, Winifred Elms, Alice Harrison and Sarah Clarke; and beloved wife of 58 years, Ethel Jane (Jackson) Clarke. Survived by daughter, Linda (Bill) Yarnall, Harrisburg; sons, J. Robert Clarke Jr., Memphis, Tenn.; William J. (Toni Marie) Clarke, Mineral Point; Donald L. (Kay) Clarke, Anderson, S.C.; John T. (Nadine) Clarke, Northern Cambria; and Jan D. (Teresa) Clarke, York; grandchildren, Leslie (Bill) White, J. Robert Clarke III, Dr. Rebecca (Dr. Scott) Lawson, Hilary J. (Shawn) Leonard, Megan A. (Christopher) Vutsinas, Andrew D. (Lauren) Clarke, John T. Clarke Jr., Abigail S. Clarke, Elisabeth A. Clarke (fiancee of Tim Groth) and Mitchell T. Clarke; and great-grandchildren, Eliza White, Owen White and Clarke Patrick Leonard. J. Robert was an avid hunter and fisherman and life member of the NRA. Member of UMWA Local 1368. Lifelong member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Northern Cambria. No viewing or visitation at the request of the deceased. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Interment, North Barnesboro Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 1201 Chestnut Ave., Northern Cambria, Pa. 15714. Arrangements by Moriconi Funeral Home Inc., Northern Cambria.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
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Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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